I am a recently retired professor of literacy education. I have written professionally throughout my 35-year career, and now, in retirement, it is a pleasure to apply my language knowledge and skills to help others perfect their projects of all types: copyediting, curriculum writing, manuals, and more. My Upwork Skill Test scores are in the top 10% for most of the available language-related tests. I take each job seriously, and I do each job well. I look forward to the opportunity to help you with yours.
E-publishing, editing, proofreading, and graphic design from an organized perfectionist with wide-ranging knowledge–plus clear and supportive communication, flexibility, and dependability. My strengths are making complex subjects intelligible, and editing and proofreading with fanatic attention to detail. Helping students and academic writers learn elegantly simple writing and enjoy the process is a special pleasure; thesis and dissertation formatting, a specialty. Easy-to-work-with native U.S. English speaker. Experience and capabilities include scientific research and technical writing, cruising and real estate investment blogging, psychological services, graphic design, photography, horticulture, and fine cuisine.
A few details about myself and my basic qualifications:I am a professional English language expert from the United States. I received my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in English from the University of Arizona, graduating with honors. During that time, I also worked as a copy editor for e-books, manuscripts, magazines, pamphlets and other media. I am proficient in both Chicago and AP styles of editing. I have extensive and in-depth knowledge about various styles of writing and publishing formats, and I bring a strong work ethic to the table. Punctuation is my passion, and punctuality my motto!
I have a Bachelor in Marketing Management from Utrecht (the Netherlands) and have a lot of working experience with international companies. My English skills are excellent and I have extensive knowledge in the filed of marketing – external communication (press releases, company presentation) – internal communication (newsletter, company magazine) event planning, and project management. I am also very experienced with data analysis and reporting to the management board (sales monitoring, KPI-analysis, market and competitor research. I am a highly motivated and hard working person, with a focus to the best results in business.